Madrid Gallery: Photos From Finals Weekend
The World No.1 was on showcase, a former No.1 busted a move and two Italians rose to new heights.
Published May 13, 2012 12:00
Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci celebrated their win in the doubles final on Saturday night.
Doubles winners Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani with finalists Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova.
Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani are now the No.1 team in the Race to the WTA Championships in doubles.
The singles final saw current World No.1 Victoria Azarenka face former World No.1 Serena Williams.
Serena Williams came into the final with a 12-0 clay court record on the year, losing just one set.
Victoria Azarenka looked out of sorts from the beginning, dropping the first four games of the match.
Serena Williams raced to a 64-minute, 61 63 win over Victoria Azarenka to win the Mutua Madrid Open.
Serena Williams' win over Victoria Azarenka meant she is now 13-11 lifetime against World No.1s.
With her 61 63 quarterfinal win over Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams dominated the Top 2 in Madrid.
Serena Williams now owns 41 WTA titles, tied with Kim Clijsters for second-most among active players.
Serena Williams busted some moves on Manolo Santana court after her triumph over the World No.1.
Serena Williams has a first-time meeting with Galina Voskoboeva in the first round of Rome this week.